Nancy J. Smith

Posted on Jan 3, 2014

Nancy J. Smith, 62, of Berne passed away at 12:24 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at home. She was born on March 13, 1951 in Adams County to Merlin W. and Berniece (Nussbaum) Sprunger.
She was employed at Rustic Hutch in Fort Wayne and later at Dollar General in Berne. She was a member of the First Mennonite Church. She enjoyed reading.
She is survived by two sons, Jeremy (Nicole) Smith; and Justin (Jennifer) Smith, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Ryan Sprunger of Berne; two sisters, Charlotte (Fred) Linn of Berne; and Sharon (Tom) Ninde of Geneva; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be one and a half hours prior to the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, January 4 at the First Mennonite Church Chapel in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Jerry Flueckiger. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to the First Mennonite Church Library or Children’s Ministry.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at


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